Patient in their 20s among 3 COVID-19 related deaths reported in Wichita County

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WICHITA FALLS (KFDX/KJTL) — The Wichita Falls-Wichita County Public Health District reported Thursday 3 more deaths related to COVID-19.

The deaths, aged in their 20’s, 50’s and 60’s bring the total number of COVID-19 related deaths in Wichita County since the pandemic began in March 2020 to 447.

The Health District also reported 29 new COVID-19 cases in the county, bringing the total number of cases confirmed in Wichita County to 21,819.

The Health District also reported 46 hospitalizations in the county, down by 5 from the 51 hospitalizations reported on Wednesday.

DateNew CasesDeathsHospitalized
10/1845254
10/1926050 (-4)
10/2027151 (+1)
10/2129346 (-5)
Total1276-8

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As of Monday, March 29, the Texas Department of State Health Services has opened COVID-19 vaccine eligibility to all adults in Texas.

Residents of Wichita County over the age of 12 can register for the waitlist to receive a COVID-19 vaccine online.

Wichita County residents who are eligible to receive the vaccine are encouraged to add their names to the waitlist.

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